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Deck Out Your Playroom with These Wooden Toys from Etsy

These wooden toys will last forever and they look cool in your home. Best of all, there are no tiny plastic parts for you to step on!

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The Best Local Toy Stores for Holiday Shopping

Make your holiday gifts unique and local. Buy your tot a toy at one of these cool local Portland toy stores.

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Hop to It! 8 Great Easter Basket Stuffers from Local Shops

Fill your little bunny’s basket with stuffers delivered by local shops.

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How to Set Up an Educational Space at Home

“Working with your children at home can be easier and more enjoyable than you think, and it starts with creating an inspiring educational space at home.”

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This Dad Dying of Cancer Left Behind a Precious Gift for His Son

This children’s book has a very special meaning.

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Fresh Spots To Feed Your Sushi-holics

Who knew that our little foodies were so well-versed in the ways of sushi? They might not quite have a grasp on their chopsticks, but they know how to chow down on nigiri and rolls like a pro. Luckily, Portland…

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Love Local: Valentine’s Day Gifts From Stumptown

Valentine’s Day has that sly way of sneaking up on us and before we know it we are in panic mode looking for that perfect gift for our perfect someone(s). This year be on top of your game with some…

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Take A Walk in the Woods

Has your kid ever touched a red-bellied newt? If not, then head to Bouverie Preserve of Audubon Canyon Ranch for an idyllic nature walk with your family and see if you can spot one. Located near the Valley of the…

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New Cool Sweets

With such an unexpectedly mild winter this year, it’s really beginning to feel like summer here in the Bay Area. On those warmer days when the sun is shining and even your little ones need to stay cool, satisfy your…

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Mitchell's Ice Cream Parlor

688 San Jose Ave
(between Valley St & 29th St)
San Francisco, CA 94110

Mitchell’s is a classic San Francisco Ice Cream parlor that has been run by the same family (who got their start on a Bay Area dairy…

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Talking Toys and Kids Clothes With Grasshopper’s Kara Larson

Kara Larson’s Grasshopper boutique on Alberta street in Portland is a veritable one-stop shopping wonderland of toys, books, games, art supplies, decor, clothing and shoes for savvy kids. And for moms looking for a treat for themselves, Kara also owns …

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